Outlaw King tells the untold, true story of Robert the Bruce who transforms from defeated nobleman to outlaw hero during the oppressive occupation of medieval Scotland by Edward I of England.
Directed by Hell and High Water’s David Mackenzie, Outlaw King will have its World Premiere as opening film for the Toronto International Film Festival before premiering globally on Netflix on November 9th.
When a farmer is cast out of his New England community and forced to take up residence near an ominous forest, he and his family find themselves in the presence of… something evil.
The Witch will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival as a Special Presentation after winning the 2015 Sundance Film Festival Directing Award, Dramatic. Check out the first trailer following the jump.
NBC’s event series Heroes Reborn will have a big screen world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival. It will be on of six high-quality television programs from around the world that will launch TIFF’s new Primetime Programme.
Primetime will, in its debut, feature programs from France, Iceland, Argentina and the United States – created by directors Baltasar Kormákur, Jason Reitman, Morgan Neville, Fabrice Gobert, Lucía Puenzo and Nicolás Puenzo, and creator/executive producer Tim Kring.
Over the past week, Toronto has been hosting its annual film festival, commonly known as TIFF. Such highlights from years past include Slumdog Millionaire, The King’s Speech, Silver Linings Playbook, and 12 Years a Slave, all of which went on to win Academy Awards. This years’ standouts may prove no different as viewers and critics raved about several performances and several films. This week on GeekScholars Movie News, the crew reviews the films from the 2014 Toronto Film Festival you won’t want to miss when they come to theaters.
Paramount Pictures has won the bidding war to distribute Chris Rock’s third film as a director, Top Five. The film which ‘tells the story of New York City comedian-turned-film star Andre Allen, whose unexpected encounter with a journalist (Rosario Dawson) forces him to confront the comedy career—and the past—that he’s left behind’ – won critical and popular praise at it Toronto International Film Festival premiere. Follow the jump for more. Continue reading Paramount Grabs Chris Rock’s Top Five At TIFF!→
The 38th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) will feature films from renowned directors around the world. The first round of titles to premiere at this year’s festival includes forty world premieres by such names as Bill Condon, Atom Egoyan, Jason Reitman, Don McKellar, Ralph Fiennes, Paul Haggis and Matthew Weiner – to name but a few. Tiltes include the long-awaited WikiLeaks/Julian Assange film The Fifth Estate,Solomon Northrup bio film 12 Years a Slave and Mike Myers’ debut as documentary director, Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon.
For a complete list of titles, check out the official press release after the jump.